fiction · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie

Tale Weaver #208 – Collapse –31st January

Michael is the host of Mindlove's Misery Menagerie for today's Tale Weaver.  Michael says: This week consider the notion of collapse. What does it mean to you? Intro:  When I think of collapse I think of the end point in a temporal deterioration. In order to have a temporal deterioration, it suggests a structure of… Continue reading Tale Weaver #208 – Collapse –31st January

dverse · mental health · poetry · relationships · rubaiyat

dVerse Rubaiyat: The Beauty of a Fork in the Road

John Sloane, "North Country Christmas" UPDATE ON 2/10/19:  I have been working on on the rubaiyat after receiving excellent feedback.  To all who have contributed feedback thank you very much, especially Nora.  I decided to change the title for one.  For another  I added another stanza, which meant some lines had to be switched around. … Continue reading dVerse Rubaiyat: The Beauty of a Fork in the Road

Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · goddess · Word of the Day Challenge

The Dark Crystals of the Blood Wolf Moon

image link Fandango's FOWC is heretic, and the Word of the Day Challenge is zenith. The Global Resistance Interdimensional Movement (GRIM) had a plan. After years of meeting in chapters across the planet and communicating with other chapters on satellite-linked videochats, they finally had the grand plan in place. King Joffery and his Evil Cohort… Continue reading The Dark Crystals of the Blood Wolf Moon

politics

Institutionalized soul murder. — Lucky Otters Haven

After watching Season 2 of "The Handmaid's Tale" and writing about it recently, when I read Lucky Otter's essay on totalitarianism and the trends of real life going on in relationship to it, I wanted to share it.  It's important we face where we are.  The title is apt. “If you’ve been following me for… Continue reading Institutionalized soul murder. — Lucky Otters Haven

mental health · relationships · Uncategorized

Learn Narcissist in 5 Minutes for FREE — An Upturned Soul

An Upturned Soul wrote about toxic narcissists and telling the truth.  Her essay -- and graphics -- were so articulate and focused that I wanted to share them.  For anyone who hasn't dealt with a narcissist before, this is how it is. So you want to learn Narcissist in 5 minutes for free. Okay. The… Continue reading Learn Narcissist in 5 Minutes for FREE — An Upturned Soul

Coloring Club · music · Uncategorized

January Coloring Club — 1/31/19

Well, here we are at the last day of January.  I successfully colored one picture a day.  Towards the end I started adding a youtube of a song from the album I was listening to at the time of the coloring.  It is isn't certain I will keep going beyond today with it or not. … Continue reading January Coloring Club — 1/31/19

50 word Thursday · fiction

50 Word Thursday — Spring Break

image link Kristian is the host of this week's 50 Word Thursday.  Kristian alternates Thursdays with Teresa. Together they make a dynamic duo in giving prompts that inspire first class fiction. If you like writing short fiction, please consider writing some for this prompt! The rules 1 Completed piece must be in multiples of 50 words… Continue reading 50 Word Thursday — Spring Break

Fandango Provocative Question

#YPQ 12 — The Exaggerator

Here it is, Wednesday, and Fandango is back with another of those pesky provocative questions: “How do you feel about people who always seem to exaggerate when relating a story? Do you equate embellishment with lying? As a blogger, when, if ever, is stretching the truth, other than when writing fiction, permissible?” I have no… Continue reading #YPQ 12 — The Exaggerator

Coloring Club · music

January Coloring Club — 1/30/19

Yesterday's song was from Dutch Henry.  Today's song is from the bass player from Dutch Henry, Mitch Wood, and his new band, Diff & Dudley.  They are old style country.  I love the lyrics and Mitch's voice, not to mention the rest of the song.  "Here's Diff & Dudley" was released in 2017. https://youtu.be/ReM72kfaCPw